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little drops make the (mighty) ocean
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used to emphasize that small actions or contributions can lead to significant results over time
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many a little makes a mickle
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used to suggest that even small or seemingly insignificant contributions or actions can add up over time and make a significant difference
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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
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used to imply that even the most daunting tasks can be accomplished by taking small steps towards the goal, starting with a single action or decision
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a stern chase is a long chase
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used to suggest that one needs to be persistent and determined to achieve what one wants, especially when starting from a disadvantaged position
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after victory, tighten your helmet chord
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used to advise one to stay focused and prepared even after achieving success, as new challenges and obstacles may arise
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constant dropping / dripping wears away a / the stone
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used to imply that persistent and continuous effort, no matter how small, can eventually lead to significant change or achievement
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fair and softly goes far in a day
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used to highlight the idea that consistent and steady progress can lead to significant accomplishments over time
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fake it till / until you (finally) make it
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used to suggest that by pretending to possess desired qualities or abilities, one can eventually develop those qualities or abilities for real
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genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains
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used to emphasize that true genius is not solely dependent on natural talent, but also on the ability to consistently put in effort and hard work to achieve excellence
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if at first you do not succeed, try, try again
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used to encourage individuals to continue trying even after experiencing failure or setbacks, with the belief that persistence and resilience are key to achieving success
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let the bastards get / grind sb down
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used to imply that someone is allowing negative or critical people to repeatedly discourage or upset them, leading to a sense of defeat or hopelessness
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seek and you / ye shall find
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used to imply that by actively searching for something, one can eventually discover what they are looking for, emphasizing the importance of being persistent and proactive in pursuing one's goals or desires
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slow and steady wins the race
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used to imply that consistent and persistent effort, even if it appears slow, is more likely to lead to success in a sustainable and efficient way
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the third time pays for all
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used to encourage individuals to not give up after initial failures, and to keep trying until they achieve success
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the used key is always bright
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said to suggest that through frequent use, something, such as a skill or object, can remain in good condition and work effectively for a long time
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use it or lose it
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used to imply that if something is not used or practiced, it will be forgotten or taken away
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custom makes all things easy
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used to suggest that when we develop a habit or routine of doing something repeatedly, it becomes easier and more effortless over time
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dogs bark, but the caravan goes on
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used to imply that one should not be discouraged by negative influences or setbacks and should remain focused on their goals and continue to move forward
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little strokes fell great oaks
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used to emphasize the idea that small, continuous actions or efforts can eventually lead to significant achievements or outcomes
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practice makes perfect
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used to imply that regular and persistent practice of a skill or activity is necessary in order to become proficient or skilled at it
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